|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The rich, oily, and yellowish part of milk, which, when the milk stands unagitated, rises, and collects on the surface. It is the part of milk from which butter is obtained.
2. (n.) The part of any liquor that rises, and collects on the surface.
3. (n.) A delicacy of several kinds prepared for the table from cream, etc., or so as to resemble cream.
4. (n.) A cosmetic; a creamlike medicinal preparation.
5. (n.) The best or choicest part of a thing; the quintessence; as, the cream of a jest or story; the cream of a collection of books or pictures.
6. (v. t.) To skim, or take off by skimming, as cream.
7. (v. t.) To take off the best or choicest part of.
8. (v. t.) To furnish with, or as with, cream.
9. (v. i.) To form or become covered with cream; to become thick like cream; to assume the appearance of cream; hence, to grow stiff or formal; to mantle.
Cream (5 Occurrences)
Deuteronomy 32:14 Cream of kine, and milk of sheep, With the fat of lambs, And rams of the breed of Bashan, and he-goats, With the fat of kidneys of wheat; And thou didst drink pure wine, the blood of the grape. (DBY)
2 Samuel 17:29 and honey, and cream, and sheep, and cheese of kine to David, and to the people that were with him, to eat; for they said, The people is hungry, and weary, and thirsty in the wilderness. (DBY)
Job 20:17 He shall not look at the rivers, the flowing streams of honey and butter. (See NIV)
Job 29:6 when my steps were washed with butter, and the rock poured out streams of oil for me, (See NIV)
Psalms 55:21 His mouth was smooth as butter, But his heart was war: His words were softer than oil, Yet were they drawn swords. (See JPS)